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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MEE-SHEHL(French)
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Meaning & History

French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
VariantsMichèle(French) Michele(English)
DiminutivesMicheline(French) Chelle, Shell, Michelyne(English) Micha(Dutch)
Masculine FormsMichel(French) Michael, Micheal(English) Maikel, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michiel(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesMihaela(Bulgarian) Micaela(Catalan) Mihaela(Croatian) Michaela, Michala, Míša(Czech) Mikaela, Mikkeline(Danish) Mikaela(Finnish) Michaela, Micha, Michi(German) Micaela, Michela, Lina, Michelina(Italian) Mihaela(Macedonian) Mikaela(Norwegian) Michalina(Polish) Micaela, Miguela(Portuguese) Mihaela(Romanian) Michaela(Slovak) Mihaela, Miša(Slovene) Micaela, Miguela(Spanish) Michaela, Mikaela(Swedish) Mykhaila(Ukrainian)
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